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William Richard ASHBY

Regimental number3317
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMilk carter
AddressNorth Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, J Ashby, 24 Albert Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919

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